Ambleside Park

As West Vancouver’s gateway park, Ambleside is fully accessible and well used by both West Vancouver residents and visitors. Enjoy spectacular views of Stanley Park and downtown Vancouver. Come walk the Seawalk, visit the dog park, play beach volleyball, relax in the sand and more! 

DOGS IN AMBLESIDE PARK

The off-leash dog area is 3.52 hectares of grassy areas, trails and beach with access for dogs and their owners.

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Things to Do in the Park

HAVE LUNCH AT THE CONCESSION

Enjoy delicious  fish and chips, burgers, hot dogs, wraps, beverages, and ice cream seven days a week.

SKATEPARK

Home to a newly renovated skateboard section at the centre of boards, blades and baskets. Popular for basketball, street-style skateboarding, roller hockey, in-line skating and bicycling. Located near the beach and playground.

TENNIS COURTS

Enjoy three courts on a first-come-first-serve basis. Please restrict games to 30 minutes if others are waiting, and respect court reservation times for lessons.

SWIMMING

Ambleside Park has sandy beaches and a designated swim area monitored by lifeguards in the summer. Enjoy this popular swimming spot, but please supervise children at all times and always swim with a buddy.

PAR 3 GOLF COURSE

Looking for something to do on a sunny day? Test your golf skills at this beautiful waterfront Pitch and Putt! For more information on the Ambleside Par 3 course, please visit the Golf section.

Contact

The entrance to Ambleside Park is located at the foot of 13th Street.

Concession Hours

May 21 to July 1 (Canada Day)

Saturday & Sunday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

July 2 to Sept. 5 (Labour Day)
Saturday & Sunday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Monday–Friday: 11 a.m.–7 p.m.

604-925-7275

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Amenities

  • concession
  • outdoor shower
  • parking
  • picnic tables
  • public washrooms with change rooms
  • playground
  • waterpark
  • duck pond
  • sports fields
  • basketball court
  • skatepark
  • tennis courts
  • pier
  • boat launch

Swans in Ambleside Pond

Swans are beautiful and much-admired residents of Ambleside Pond. The District of West Vancouver keeps swans in the park under an Avicultural Permit from the Canadian Wildlife Service.

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TENNIS LESSONS

For information on spring/summer lessons, please see the Leisure Guide.

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